Michael Cahana is a Project Associate in the Energy & Environment Lab working on projects aimed at mitigating air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions. 

Michael graduated from Northwestern University with a bachelor’s degree in economics. While at Northwestern, he also studied computer science and environmental policy, and worked on research related to renewable energy policy. He wrote his undergraduate thesis on the distributional impacts of real-time pricing in Spain’s electricity market. 

Michael spent the past year working as a research assistant at the Energy Policy Institute at University of Chicago.